Concerned about the impact of the ongoing dispute in the GCC region, the US government wants a speedy resolution to the Gulf crisis, an official of the US embassy in Qatar has said.
Director of the Government Communications Office HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani announced on Sunday that Qatar has opened an investigation into an alleged attempt to manipulate its currency during the early weeks of the Gulf political crisis, now in its sixth month.
Qatar has maintained a moral high ground over the last six months of the siege, ensuring that people living in the blockading countries are not harmed by the crisis, Ministry of Interior's senior project manager Khalifa Khan told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat.
Qatar has affirmed that it is fighting terrorism and supporting its security fighter, citing testimony of the international community as a whole.
HE Qatar's Ambassador to Canada Fahad Mohamed Yusuf Kafood said that the Gulf crisis will not affect Qatar's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Ali Khalfan al-Mansouri said that these unprecedented measures in the Gulf states constitute a flagrant violation of the agreements and resolutions of the Gulf Co-operation Council.
The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Arab countries is expected to have a “limited impact” on growth in the region at this stage, the IMF said.
"The upcoming office would further enhance the foundations of common understanding to face the challenges facing the region," Staff Lieutenant Colonel Nawaf bin Mubarak bin Saif al-Thani said.
Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani said that the fabricated statement (attributed to the Emir) on May 25 was to justify a certain thing, noting that he does not want to enter into its details.